Epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) is a type of catechin and is the most abundant catechin in tea.
According to one researcher epigallocatechin-3-gallate is an antioxidant that helps protect the skin from UV radiation-induced damage and tumor formation.
It is currently under study for multiple sclerosis
It can be found in many nutritional supplements.
Natural Food Sources
- Green Tea (7380 mg per 100 g)
- White Tea (4245 mg per 100 g)
- Black Tea (936 mg per 100 g)